Hublot, a Swiss luxury watch brand has disclosed its new watch Big Bang Blockchain in an official public announcement on 19th September. The new model has been introduced to honor the memory of the upcoming 10th anniversary of Bitcoin (BTC).
As per the announcement of Hublot, the 210-piece limited edition can only be bought with BTC. The number of units represents the fact that the number of bitcoins will not exceed 21 million.
Further to promote and sell the model, Hublot has created a strategic partnership with OSL (a major Asian digital asset brokerage which will support the process customer data during the pre-sale) in launching the Watch.
In order to buy a Big Bang Blockchain, a customer has to get registered on a dedicated website. OSL will confirm the data and send the payment details through email thereafter. The new Hublot model will be available for delivery to its buyers in early of 2019.
Amid this, one of the Swiss brand, Elite has also paid a tribute to blockchain technology by elaborating that “a revolution in the financial system”. Hublot further said in its statement that the importance of decentralization: “By allowing digital information to be distributed, Blockchain technology creates the backbone of a new type of Internet. Well-recognized for its originality, the technology is regarded as one of the most powerful and fastest-growing trading tools, not to mention the unlimited possibility of usage in different aspects that will revolutionize various industry norms and trade.”
Let us not forget that the Swiss brand is not the only one to honor the memory of the Bitcoin’s upcoming anniversary. Besides Swiss brand, an art gallery in Paris has formally announced an exhibition namely Bitcoin Art (R)evolution having a mission to show the potential of cryptocurrencies.
A recent press release said that each item at the event can be bought both with BTC and other cryptocurrencies available in the market namely Monero, Litecoin, Ethereum.
Initially, Bitcoin emerged in 2008 especially at a time when the global financial crisis prevalent all over the world, and then a white paper authored by Satoshi Nakamoto was published.
The title of the white paper named “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System,” was broadcasted on bitcoin.org on 31st October, a ground zero date for BTC. However, the first actual bitcoin was mined on 3rd January 2009.
There has been more than ten years since the mining of the first Bitcoin block with many have declared the cryptocurrency dead even more than 300 times in general as per the valid report of Cointelegraph earlier.
Let us not forget that BTC remains the most popular cryptocurrency in the world having a current market capitalization of over $115 billion as per the valid source of CoinMarketCap!!